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Six-month stay in Japan includes hike up Mt. Fuji

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As a part of Hank Tramel’s foreign studies while in Japan, he prepared for the summer festival Yukata. The gowns, worn by both women and men, are a type of kimono, but not as elaborate. Tramel said he also took a class in the making of wagashi, a Japanese sweet treat served at the traditional green tea ceremony.


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